Edith L Frierson Elementary lockdown lifted

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The lockdown for Edith L. Frierson Elementary school has been lifted, according to officials.

An official with the Charleston County School District says most students were out of school when the lockdown was placed around 4 this afternoon. Only staff and those who take part in after-school activities were still in the building, according to officials.

Charleston County Consolidated Dispatch confirmed Edith L Frierson School was under lockdown following reports of gunshots being fired in the area of the school.

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